Colorado Home Prices Decline Minimally

According to CBS Channel 4 in Denver, home prices in Colorado declined only 4% in recent months. Home prices across the country fell by their worst annual rate on record during the fourth quarter of 2008, but Colorado appears to be beating the recession. Overall home prices nationwide were down 18 percent compared to the last Read More >

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The Sky Is Not Falling in Crested Butte

Hello from Crested Butte Colorado! Yes, the economy stinks, national consumer confidence is gone and here in Crested Butte just like other ski resorts around Colorado skier visits are down and real estate sales have cooled off from recent record setting years. But, contrary to some folks’ belief, the sky is not falling in Crested Butte. It Read More >

Morris & Fyrwald Resurrect Aspen Sotheby’s

Morris & Fyrwald, one of Aspen Colorado’s best real estate firms jumped on the opportunity to acquire the Sotheby’s real estate affiliation for Aspen when the previous Sotheby’s affiliate in Aspen folded last month.Here is an excerpt from today’s Sotheby’s International Realty press release: "Sotheby’s International Realty announced that Morris & Fyrwald Real Estate in Aspen, Colo., Read More >

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Real Estate Around the Rockies: 2008 Recap

End-of-year real estate reports from various Rocky Mountain ski resorts were not surprising – the market for real estate realized a serious decline. From Aspen to Steamboat Springs to Vail, the reports at the major resort areas are about the same: 40 to 55 percent less dollar volume was recorded in 2008, compared with the Read More >

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Century 21 Cans TV Ads

Good day from Crested Butte, Real Estate Giant C-21 has announced that they will no longer be running television ads as of Jan 2009. The entire marketing budget that was once for running national campaigns on TV will be moved over to online advertising and marketing. This is comes as great news for online property Read More >

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The $15,000 Tax Credit

Good day from Crested Butte, The United States Senate unanimously passed a bipartisan amendment to the Economic Stimulus Bill creating a $15,000 tax credit for people who purchase a home in the next year. Specifically, the Isakson-Lieberman amendment to the pending economic stimulus bill would provide a direct tax credit to any homebuyer who purchases any home. Read More >

Colorado Ski Resorts Riding Out The Economic Storm

Hello from Crested Butte, It seems skiers and snowboarders are riding out the economic downturn by making a lot of turns at Colorado’s ski resorts. Colorado Ski Country USA reported today that total skier visits at its 22 member resorts were down only 7.7 percent during the first period of the 2008-09 ski season, defined as October Read More >

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